Flinders University 2022 The Leahurst Nurses’ Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship

In order to help students who are struggling financially as a result of completing their final clinical placement for their undergraduate Bachelor of Midwifery degree, the Leahurst Nurses’ Foundation Scholarship has been established.

All students who are completing their final placement in 2022 are eligible for the scholarship.

About Flinders University

In Adelaide, South Australia, there is a public university called Flinders University.

It was established in 1966 and is called in honor of the explorer and surveyor of the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century, Matthew Flinders.

A member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and a thriving university, Flinders is ranked 36th globally and in the top 10 in Australia among institutions founded less than 50 years ago.

The university was a leader in interdisciplinary study, and its colleges of medicine and the humanities are among the greatest in the world.

Deadline: 5th August 2022.

Aim and Benefits of The Leahurst Nurses Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship

The scholarship is valued at $2000 paid within two weeks of commencement of the final clinical placement. 

Requirements for The Leahurst Nurses Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship Qualification

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Selection of the candidate(s) will be made by a panel which will include representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the selection panel. There is no obligation to offer the scholarship in any given year, should there not be a suitable applicant.

Applicants for the scholarship must:
·         Be enrolled or enrolling in their final clinical placement of an undergraduate Bachelor of Midwifery degree at Flinders; and
·         Be able to demonstrate financial hardship and/or anticipated financial disadvantage as a result of undertaking the placement; and
·         Have a GPA of 4.5 or above; and
·         Not be in receipt of a similar scholarship for the same placement.
The scholarship is open to all students undertaking their final placement in 2022.

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Applicants can apply even if the details of their final placement have not yet been confirmed (placements for some students won’t be confirmed until after the scholarship closing date).

Interview date, Process and Venue for The Leahurst Nurses Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Selection of the candidate(s) will be made by a panel which will include representatives from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The scholarship is awarded at the discretion of the selection panel. There is no obligation to offer the scholarship in any given year, should there not be a suitable applicant.

How to Apply for The Leahurst Nurses Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System.

Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application.

The application form for this scholarship is called ” The Leahurst Nurses’ Foundation Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarship”, or you can search for it by the keyword “Leahurst”.

The following documentation  will be required as part of the application process:

Applicants who are in receipt of a Commonwealth Income Support payment will need to demonstrate evidence of this.

This can be done by uploading a recent Centrelink (or DVA) Income Statement which shows you are currently in receipts of government means tested benefits. 

Applicants who are not in receipt of a Commonwealth Income Support payment as described above will need to complete the Financial Hardship Form which is downloadable below.

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